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Novi Sad isn't nicknamed the 'Athens of Serbia' for nothing: its history as a vibrant, creative city continues today in its established galleries, alternative music scene and a vibe that's generally more liberal than that of other Serbian cities. Novi Sad is 2019’s European Youth Capital, and in 2021, it will become the first non-EU city to spend a year with the prestigious title of European Capital of Culture.

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Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci Day Trip from Belgrade

Depart from Belgrade at 9 am and proceed to picturesque Fruška Gora, which represents a natural reserve and a sacred area that hosts 17 functioning monasteries of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Fruška Gora was a shelter for Serbian people during the Ottoman rule over Serbia, preserving heritage and historical legacy of the nation. The tour will then continue in Sremski Karlovci which is located at the bottom of Fruška Gora, and presents a real gem of Serbian culture and spirituality. It's a real 'museum town' featuring sites such as a Baroque city center, Patriarchy, Cathedral of Saint Nicolas and Catholic Church of Saint Trinity, also the first Serbian gymnasium built in 1881, and the Library of Karlovac gymnasium. It's also famous for wine production and the annual festival 'Wineball'. Next visit one of the traditional wineries and try locally produced wine made of traditional sorts of grape! Our next stop is Petrovaradin, where the Fortress is located. It was built of medieval fortification foundation by Austrians in the 17th and 18th century in order to defend themselves from Turks. The Fortress is sometimes called 'Danube's Gibraltar' for its strategic position. Nowadays the Fortress is famous for one of the most prestigious music festivals EXIT.You then proceed to the left bank of Novi Sad, capital of Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. Thanks to its geographical position, Novi Sad used to border between two Empires – Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman -- and in 1748 Queen Maria Theresa proclaimed Novi Sad 'free royal city' Neoplanta. Melting pot of different nations and ethnic groups, Novi Sad with its 250,000 population is a real multicultural ambient and an example of true modern European metropolis. Tour in Novi Sad is a walking tour in the center of the city. You'll see Dunavska and Zmaj Jovina Street that compose city's pedestrian zone, the City Hall, Catholic Church, old city center, house of Albert Einstein's wife Mileva, cultural foundation Matica Srpska, Synagogue and city beach Štrand. Upon the sightseeing seize the free time in the city and try local cuisine in a traditional Vojvodina restaurant (optional).After discovering Novi Sad, you will be driven back to Belgrade. 

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Monday group tour to Fruska gora and Novi Sad

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Krusedol Monastery, Fruska Gora National Park, VojvodinaOur first stop, monastery Krusedol, a XVI century monastery which is considered for most beautiful monastery of Fruska Gora, and certainly with most important role of its time. It was a seat of diocese of Srem, which was later transferred to our next point, Sremski Karlovci. Relics of members of the founding family are placed inside of the church and many Serbia's important people are buried in the church as well, if you want to learn more in details, don't be shy to ask your guide.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Sremski Karlovci, Sremski Karlovci, VojvodinaAfter monastery we drive on to Sremski Karlovci, town which is significant in many things, but for Europe in particularly, in 1699 in Sremski Karlovci Karlovac treaty was signed, when Ottoman Turks were prevented to advance further to West Europe. The venue was Chapel of peace which is one of the places we will visit in this great town. In the town center there are few beautiful places to visit: Four lions fountain, Grammar school, St. Nicola’s orthodox cathedral…Duration: 1 hourStop At: Petrovaradin Fortress, Petrovaradin, Novi Sad, VojvodinaFrom Sremski Karlovci we drive on to Petrovaradin fortress which overlooks Novi Sad from a cliff above Danube. This fortress is called Gibraltar of the Danube and it took 88 years to be finished. Today it’s a place for leisure and culture, if you find yourself here in the beginning of July you can enjoy Exit music festival which is one of the best know European music festivals.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: novi sadWe are crossing the river from Petrovaradin and getting in Novi Sad, second biggest Serbian city and administrative center of Vojvodina region. Novi Sad and its people are always considered a bit different from the rest of people in Serbia, we’ll try to show you what is the reason. After sightseeing of most important landmarks of downtown Novi Sad you'll have free time for your own exploration and lunch break. Recommendations will be provided.Duration: 2 hours

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The spirit of Serbia

DAY 1 BELGRADE AIRPORT-SREMSKI KARLOVCI-NOVI SAD Meet and assist at Belgrade Airport. Transfer to Sremski Karlovci. Visit one of the most famous wine cellars, tasting 3 sorts of the famous Fruska Gora wines. Transfer to Novi Sad. Check in. Overnight.DAY 2 –NOVI SAD –PETROVARADIN –JAGODINA Breakfast. Sightseeing tour of Novi Sad- city hall, the cathedral, Liberty Square, the historic center and Petrovaradin Fortress. Transfer to Jagodina. Check in.Overnight.DAY 3 – RAVANICA MONASTERY – RESAVSKA CAVE - VRNJACKA BANJA Breakfast. Visit of Monastery Manasija.Short transfer to the Ravanica Monastery. Visit to Resavska cave, the most famous speleological object of Serbia. Drive to Vrnjacka Banja to the Queen of all Serbia's spa towns. Overnight.DAY 4 – IBAR RIVER GORGE - STUDENICA MONASTERY - ZLATIBOR MOUNTAIN Departure to Kraljevo, monastery of Zica in which seven Serbian kings were crowned. We will drive along the Ibar River Gorge and visit the Studenica Monastery, a UNESCO Heritage site. Transfer through Zlatibor.Check in. Overnight.DAY 5 – UVAC SPECIAL NATURE RESERVE - ZLATIBOR MOUNTAIN Breakfast. Transfer to the Uvac Special Nature Reserve.Boat ride and observation of white-headed vultures. Visit to the Ice cave.Driving back to Zlatibor. Overnight.DAY 6 - MOKRA GORA - SARGAN 8 TRAIN RIDE - SIROGOJNO OPEN AIR MUSEUM - ZLATIBOR Breakfast. Sargan 8 train ride through the well-preserved environment of the Mokra Gora Nature Park.Departure for Mecavnik, wooden ethno complex of famous director Emir Kusturica.Drive to visit the Old Village Sirogojno open air museum.Returning to our hotel in Zlatibor. Free time. Overnight.DAY 7 – KOSJERIC – WEDDING DAY  - BELGRADE Breakfast. Driving toward Kosjeric where you will be part of Serbian Traditional wedding with interactive participation.There you will see folk customs, traditional costumes and with music, food and drink, you will be part of customs.Transfer to Belgrade. Check in. Free time. Overnight.DAY 8 - BELGRADE – ZEMUN - CITY TOUR Breakfast. Sightseeing tour of Belgrade: Avala with Tower, the House of Flowers, Dedinje the wealthiest part of Belgrade, panoramic tour of The White palace, Karadjordje’s park and St. Sava’s Temple,National Theatre, Parliament, Republic Square & Kalemegdan Fortress. Departure to Zemun tour: tour begins in front of the Post Office where you will discover the history of this city: Magistar’s Square, Gospodska Street and Masarik’s Square, passing by Karamata’s house and Nikolajevska Church you will get to well-known ’’White Bear’’- the oldest house in Zemun, Madlenianum, Franciscan Monastery and St. John Church, to the Town park, Zemun gymnasium and the House of Aviation. Rich up to Gardoš, one of three hills on which the historical core of Zemun was built. Lunch/ dinner (optional). Back to hotel.Optional-Night clubs. Overnight.DAY 9 – BELGRADE AIRPORT Breakfast. Transfer to airport. End of services.

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Vojvodina Private Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Petrovaradin Fortress, Petrovaradin, Novi Sad, Vojvodina Petrovaradin Fortress is the second largest in Europe and it has a big historical significance. It was built for 88 years by remarkable names of the Austrian army's military architecture as almost indelible. Some archaeological research shows that certain forms of human settlements on the "Petrovaradin fortress" existed even before the unbelievable 15 or even 19 millenniums! Below this area of ​​112 hectares is a tunnel network, or "catacombs", including underground military gallery, in a total length of about 20 kilometers, which is an interesting attraction for many explorers, tourists, and casual visitors. The underground mining system was one of the largest in the European fortifications.The fortress combines old and new, traditional and modern and it has a spectacular view on Petrovaradin and Novi Sad.Duration: 1 hourStop At: The Synagogue, Novi Sad, VojvodinaNovi Sad is Serbia's second largest city and the important industrial and financial center, but also known for cultural diversity and rich history. Liberty Square is the largest central city square. In the middle of the square lays the monument of Svetozar Miletic cast in bronze and 7 m high. On the west side of the square is the Town Hall built in Neo-Renaissance style, and on the opposite side of the square is a tall Catholic church “Name of Mary” built in neogothic style. In the center of the city is The synagogue, a beautiful building with unique architecture. Every tourist should certainly make a photo in front and take the picture as a souvenir. Dunavska Street is probably the oldest street in Novi Sad. It consists of three parts: Zmaj Jovina street, the Danube Park and the Museum of Vojvodina...Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Sremski Karlovci, Sremski Karlovci, VojvodinaSremski Karlovci is a vibrant town on the slopes of Fruška Gora, near Novi Sad. This open-air museum is famous for unique dessert wines that were favored by the court even in the 1700s. Karlovci has entered the pages of European history in 1699 when the treaty was signed thus ending the Great war between Austria and Turkey. On that spot, a century later, Karlovci’s Catholics have built the Lady of Peace chapel which stands proudly today, making it a popular touristic attraction.Apart from being the spiritual center, full of churches, museums, monuments, Karlovci has been a city well ahead of its time and a meeting point of cultural elites and poets. The first gymnasium ever to be founded in Serbia had been right there, in the city center. There is a legend which claims that whoever drinks from the Four Lions fountain located in the city center will surely visit Karlovci again.Duration: 2 hours

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Traces of the Ottoman Empire - 13 days

ItineraryDay 1: ZAGREBStop At: Franjo Tuđman Airport ZagrebArrivals. Transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: hotel 4* (Panorama 4* or similar)Day 2: ZAGREBStop At: Cathedral of ZagrebIn the morning we will take a tour of the city with our local guide. The city of Zagreb developed from two medieval small towns: the ecclesiastic Kaptol and the secular Grič. Our tour takes us first to the city’s main cemetery Mirogoj – don’t worry we are only here for a short visit to admire the imaginative and nostalgic melancholy of the architecture, so appropriate for this place. We will continue by roaming the two cores of the ancient times, before ending at the main square where the city became one. Afternoon at leisure and time for dinner at a local restaurant. Accommodation.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: hotel 4* (Panorama 4* or similar)Day 3: ZAGREB-PLITVICE-SPLITStop At: Plitvice Lakes National Park, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Central CroatiaAfter breakfast we take the road to arguably the most beautiful nature sight in Croatia, lakes Plitvice. The National park is the most visited nature site in Croatia for a good reason: its 16 crystalline lakes connect through various waterfalls spread out over travertine barriers or dropping steeply from heights and offering amazing colours and views wherever you turn. Watch your step, stay on the marked paths and enjoy a train ride through the park and/or a boat ride over the lake Kozjak to get the most of it. After the visit we will continue to Split. Dinner and overnightDuration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: hotel 4* (Ora 4* or similar)Day 4: SPLITStop At: SplitThis morning we visit the ancient city of Split. It is more than 1700 years old and plenty of its history is still visible and preserved in the historical center, intertwined with more recent and even modern buildings in an almost cacophonic whole that is very particular of this town. Your local guide will introduce you to the city and we have included entrances to the Cellars of the emperor Diocletian, the Cathedral and Jupiter’s Temple. After a lunch break we will continue our day visiting the fortress Klis, once a stronghold against the Ottoman, today renowned as a Game of Thrones filming sight. Overnight.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: hotel 4* (hotel Ora 4* or similar)Day 5: SPLIT-DUBROVNIKStop At: SplitToday we depart towards Dubrovnik. The journey there takes a bit of time as we are crossing two borders on route, over a narrow Bosnia and Herzegovina outlet to the sea. There will be time for a light snack on the way. Upon arrival we will check-in at our hotel and have some time to refresh, before meeting again to go on city tour and get to know our destination for the next three nights. The historic core of Dubrovnik is situated within its medieval walls where we will walk the alleys surrounded by stone walls of houses, palaces and churches. After the visit, evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: hotel 4* (hotel Valamar 4* or similar)Day 6: DUBROVNIK - KOTOR - DUBROVNIKStop At: Kotor Old City, Kotor, Kotor MunicipalityIn the morning we will continue our journey to Montenegro, once again crossing the border to a new country. On the road we will visit the manmade island of Our Lady of the Rocks and learn the details on how it was created. A short drive will take us on to Kotor, a small fortified gem in the Adriatic south, nesting at the bottom of hill. After free time for lunch, we will visit the town with our local guide and then go back to our base, the city of Dubrovnik. Dinner and overnight.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: hotel 4* (hotel Valamar 4* or similar)Day 7: DUBROVNIKStop At: Dubrovnik Cable CarA day at leisure. You can use the time to add to the flavor of the city: visit the city walls, take the funicular to mount Srdj or a short cruise along the walls or to the island of Lokrum and in the evening try and find the small sea gate leading onto the rocks outside the walls – this is the place to enjoy the sunset in Dubrovnik and there is a bar called Buza so you can accompany the sunset with a nice glass of wine. Overnight.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: hotel 4* (hotel Valamar 4* or similar)Day 8: DUBROVNIK-MOSTAR-SARAJEVOStop At: Mostar Bus StationIn the morning we depart towards Mostar, crossing once more to Bosnia and Herzegovina. The UNESCO hit for today is the Old Bridge, rebuilt in the original manner after the 90’s war when it was destroyed. In Mostar make sure to try Baklava, a pastry left by the Ottoman and have a coffee, mind you, you will find it extremely strong here. After lunch in the area we continue to Sarajevo, the country’s Capital. Dinner and overnight.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: hotel 4* (hotel Colors Inn 4* or similar)Day 9: SARAJEVOStop At: BaščaršijaThis morning is the time to visit Sarajevo on a guided city tour. We will visit the Bascarsija area which is where you will get the sense of history and cultural heritage of Sarajevo. Sarajevo is the place to try ‘ćevapčići’, a local meal consisting in minced meat finger sausages in general eaten with ‘kajmak’ a sort of milky cream. Free afternoon and evening to explore the city on your own. Overnight.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: hotel 4* (hotel Colors Inn 4* or similar)Day 10: SARAJEVO - OSIJEKStop At: OsijekAfter breakfast we depart towards Osijek, the Capital of eastern Croatia. We will make stops along the road as it is a quite the ride we have ahead of us today and have a lunch break mid-way. Upon arrival to Osijek we will visit the city. The fortress of Osijek once served as the great defence against the Ottoman. In the evening you can take a walk on the famous ‘Copacabana’ beach, as the locals call their favourite beach the river Drava. Dinner and overnight.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: hotel 4* (hotel Osijek 4* or similar)Day 11: OSIJEK-NOVI SAD-BELGRADEStop At: novi sadMorning departure towards Belgrade, but before we reach Serbia’s Capital we will stop in Novi Sad, the city well into the Balkans but with a very European feel to it as there are several strong minorities here trying to maintain harmony which is visible through the fact that there are three official languages and alphabets here. After the visit free time for lunch before visiting the Petrovaradin fortress, renown for a music festival Exit held here every year. The fortress offers beautiful views of Novi Sad across the Danube and of the old town below. We continue onwards to Belgrade where we expect to arrive in the evening. Dinner and overnight.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: hotel 4* (Belgrade City 4* or similar)Day 12: BELGRADEStop At: The Belgrade Fortress, BelgradeWe start the day with a guided tour of the city. We will explore part of the city on the bus and continue around the Kalemegdan fortress on foot. The site offers magnificent views of the Danube and Sava rivers. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: hotel 4* (hotel Belgrade City 4* or similar)Day 13: BELGRADEStop At: Belgrade Nikola Tesla AirportWell, it is time to say goodbye. Transfer to the airport and departure.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

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Tastes of Western Balkans

  Day 1, ZAGREB: D The agency representative will meet&greet you. Evening tour of the center of Zagreb.   Day 2, ZAGREB-SARAJEVO: B, L, DDeparture towards Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sightseeing tour of Sarajevo in the afternoon, followed by a traditional Bosnian dinner.   Day 3, SARAJEVO-MOSTAR-BUDVA: B, L, DSightseeing of Mostar with lunch in the best local restaurant. After lunch we depart towards Budva (Montenegro). Leasure evening in Budva.   Day 4, BUDVA-KOTOR-BUDVA: B, L, DExcursion to Kotor. We'll take a boat ride to the Isle of The Lady of Skrpjel, followed by a guided tour of Kotor- UNESCO World Heritage city.   Day 5, BUDVA-CETINJE-LOVCEN-BUDVA: B, L, D Our excursion starts at Cetinje, and continues towards Lovcen mountain. On top of the most imposing peak sits the highest mausoleum in the world.   Day 6, BUDVA-VIRPAZAR-SKHODER-TIRANA: B, L, DThe cruise on the largest Balkan lake includes a lunch with three types of fish. In the afternoon we continue to Shkoder and later towards Tirana.   Day 7, TIRANA-KRUJE-TIRANA: B, L, D Kruje excursion, to the hometown of Skenderbeg. Sightseeing and lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch we return to Tirana for a guided tour.   Day 8, TIRANA-OHRID-STRUGA–OHRID: B, L, D We head towards Ohrid (Macedonia). We'll visit the nearby Biljana spring, contiunue to the village of Struga, and further to the etno village Vevcani.   Day 9, OHRID-BITOLA- ST.NAUM–OHRID: B, L, D Half-day excursion to Bitola and the nearby ancient town of Heraclea. In the afternoon we’ll take a boat excursion to the Monastery of St.Naum.   Day 10, OHRID-DEBAR–SKOPJE: B, L, D Along the way to Skopje we'll visit the 1000 yrs old Bigorski Monastery. We'll arrive to Skopje in the afternoon and enjoy the walking tour.   Day 11, SKOPJE–BELGRADE: B, L, DLunch in Nis- the city with the best Serbian barbecue. Once in Belgrade it's a must to go out and explore the famous clubs and rafts.    Day 12, BELGRADE–NOVI SAD–OSIJEK: B, L, D We start at the historic Petrovaradin fortress, followed by a tour of Novi Sad and lunch in one of the best restaurants in Serbia. After lunch we depart to Osijek (Croatia) where we'll enjoy the old city center.   Day 13, OSIJEK-KOPACKI RIT–ZAGREB: B, L, D Kopacki rit- the European Amazon, is a part of the Mura-Drava-Danube Biosphere Reserve under UNESCO protection. The park tour is followed by a traditional fish lunch. Leisure evening in Zagreb.   Day 14, ZAGREB: B And everything comes to an end. At the agreed time we will transfer you to the airport from where you will take a flight back home.